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Crew hires two new coaches

GW head crew coach Steve Peterson named Vicky Carmody and Erich Shuler to the crew coaching staff Sept. 10.

Carmody takes over the women’s novice program after coaching the women’s novice program at the University of Colorado for the last three years. Carmody graduated from the University of Virginia in 1994.

Shuler, a 1993 University of Virginia graduate, will coach the men’s varsity program. Before coming to GW, Shuler coached the novice men and women at Virginia and was an assistant coach for the varsity women.

Gengler-Swiacki takes over women’s tennis program

Athletic Director Jack Kvancz named Jeanne Gengler-Swiacki as the head coach of the GW women’s tennis team Sept. 4.

Gengler-Swiacki, a graduate of Colgate University, has more than 30 years of tennis experience. She won four New York State tennis titles and two state doubles titles before coaching at Bishop’s School in La Jolla, Calif., and at Princeton University.

Gengler-Swiacki takes the reins of a women’s tennis team that finished 8-12 in 1998 and placed third in the Atlantic 10.

Holloway earns A-10 honor

Jason Holloway of the GW men’s soccer team earned the Atlantic 10’s first Rookie of the Week award for Sept. 8.

The freshman forward scored two goals in GW’s 3-1 victory over Howard University Sept. 2 and added another goal in GW’s 6-2 loss to Georgetown University Sept. 5

Holloway leads the team with in points (six) and goals (three).

GW cross country teams picked in middle of A-10 pack

The Atlantic 10 cross country coaches’ poll predicted the GW women will finish fifth and the GW men will finish seventh in the conference this season.

Massachusetts was picked to finish first on the women’s side and Virginia Tech was predicted to be the top men’s team.

-Dustin Gouker

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